30 Jun '17, 4pm

How to Waterproof Fabric Using Tin Cloth - Hands-on and How-to blog - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

This article was originally posted in Instructables and is reposted with permission from Jeremy Dick. Ever wonder why some canvas, like the stuff a Carhartt jacket is made of, is so much tougher than, say, a dropcloth? The secret is waterproof and fireproof “tin cloth,” invented in some year by some guy — probably an American — who needed something tougher than canvas or denim — tough enough for fighting dragosaurs with a claw hammer on horseback across the Great Plains. Tin cloth is that kind of tough. And you can master homemade waterproofing by making your own tin cloth, using these easy instructions. To demonstrate the wonders of tin cloth, I took a shower in my clothes and tried to set myself on fire. Allow me to explain. Step 1: A Simple Recipe Tin cloth is made by coating canvas in liquified oils that will dry and harden to create a fireproof and waterproof fabric. ...

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